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  ECONOMY OVERVIEW
  

The unemployment rate in Portland, Oregon, is 4.60%, with job growth of 2.88%. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 41.15%.

Portland, Oregon Taxes
Portland, Oregon,sales tax rate is 0.00%. Income tax is 9.00%.

Portland, Oregon Income and Salaries

The income per capita is $32,438, which includes all adults and children. The median household income is $53,230.


  ECONOMYPortland, OregonUnited States
  Unemployment Rate  4.60%5.20%
  Recent Job Growth  2.88%1.59%
  Future Job Growth  41.15%37.98%
  Sales Taxes  0.00%6.00%
  Income Taxes  9.00%4.60%
  Income per Cap.  $32,438$28,555
  Household Income  $53,230$53,482
  Family Median Income  $69,048$65,443
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  Management, business, finance  9.52%14.54%
  Engineering, computers, science  2.52%5.34%
  Community, social services  3.36%1.67%
  Legal  0.00%1.16%
  Education, library  3.92%6.13%
  Arts, design, media, sports, entertainment  0.00%1.91%
  Healthcare practitioners and technology  0.00%5.67%
  Healthcare support  0.00%2.51%
  Firefighters, law enforcement  2.24%2.23%
  Food preparation, serving  10.08%5.76%
  Building maintenance  11.77%4.01%
  Personal care  8.12%3.65%
  Sales, office, administrative support  17.93%24.36%
  Farming, fishing, forestry  15.41%0.73%
  Construction, extraction, maintenance/repair  12.05%8.24%
  Production, transportation, material moving  3.08%12.09%

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  8/28/2017
Too many problems

Infrastructure is weak with terrible city government not doing anything to improve it. In recent years so many people have moved here and there are a number of big... (Read More)

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  7/2/2017
A bit of a monoculture

It is a beautiful city - because it is a wet climate! The climate predictions for Portland and Oregon are wetter and colder winters and hotter summers. So expect to... (Read More)

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  5/29/2017
$1498 stay clear

One bedroom apartments in Portland now rent for $1498 a month on average (if you can find one). The air is toxic (heavy metals, fumes) and water laced with lead and... (Read More)

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